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Georgia Piedmont Technical College hosts job fair

Cpl. James Ashe, right, a recruiter with the Gwinnett County Police Department, speaks with a potential recruit Monday at the Georgia Piedmont Technical College Law Enforcement Academy’s career fair. Nineteen agencies, including the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Conyers Police Department and the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, were on hand to speak with applicants who were interested in a career in law enforcement. (Staff photo: Aimee Jones)

Cpl. James Ashe, right, a recruiter with the Gwinnett County Police Department, speaks with a potential recruit Monday at the Georgia Piedmont Technical College Law Enforcement Academy’s career fair. Nineteen agencies, including the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Conyers Police Department and the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, were on hand to speak with applicants who were interested in a career in law enforcement. (Staff photo: Aimee Jones)

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Conyers resident Nakisha Walker stands with Newton County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Paul Gunter during Monday’s job fair at Georgia Piedmont Technical College. Walker is studying criminal justice at the college and would like to work as a forensic crime scene technician. Gunter said job fairs like the one hosted by the Law Enforcement Academy have been beneficial for the Sheriff’s Office because they attract people who are specifically interested in careers in law enforcement. (Staff photo: Aimee Jones)

Cpl. James Ashe, right, a recruiter with the Gwinnett County Police Department, speaks with a potential recruit Monday at the Georgia Piedmont Technical College Law Enforcement Academy’s career fair. Nineteen agencies, including the Newton County Sheriff’s Office, Conyers Police Department and the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, were on hand to speak with applicants who were interested in a career in law enforcement. (Staff photo: Aimee Jones)

Conyers resident Nakisha Walker stands with Newton County Sheriff’s Office Lt. Paul Gunter during Monday’s job fair at Georgia Piedmont Technical College. Walker is studying criminal justice at the college and would like to work as a forensic crime scene technician. Gunter said job fairs like the one hosted by the Law Enforcement Academy have been beneficial for the Sheriff’s Office because they attract people who are specifically interested in careers in law enforcement. (Staff photo: Aimee Jones)

By Aimee Jones